How do I get RAM

hardware RAM: How much RAM do I have?

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It is often helpful to know how much working memory (RAM) is in your own PC. The more you have, the better - because the faster your computer is. With these instructions we will show you various ways of determining the RAM size.

Read this article to find out what you can do when your memory is full.

Determine main memory via key combination

The simplest method to read out the working memory is via the key combination[Windows] + [pause]. You will then be directed to the system control and can read directly how much RAM is installed in your PC.

If your computer or laptop does not have a pause button, you can find out how much memory it is using one of the following methods.

Determine the memory size with the task manager

Follow our step-by-step instructions or take a look at the quick start guide.

Determine the memory size with the control panel

Follow our step-by-step instructions or take a look at the quick start guide.

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Other possibilities

Alternatively, you can use a Look into the BIOS, so your operating system, toss to find out the amount of your RAM. Unscrewing the computer and examining the RAM bar are of course an option. Both variants are, however rather awkward.

It's easier with Programs that read out your RAM size. These include Hwinfo or CPU-Z.

Brief instructions: Determine the memory size with the task manager

  1. Right click on the taskbar and select "Task manager". Alternatively, you can also use the key combination [Ctrl] + [Old] + [Del] to press. A menu opens in which you can "Task manager" choose.
  2. Click on the tab "power"and select the point"random access memory" out.
  3. At the top right you can see how much RAM in your computer is installed. At the bottom you can see how much RAM currently used becomes.

Brief instructions: Determine the memory size with the control panel

  1. Open the Control Panel by going to the Windows search bar "Control panel" enter.
  2. Click on "system and safety".
  3. Then select in the submenu "system" the point "Display memory and processor speed" out.
  4. In the area "system"you will find the indication of how much installed memory They have.